After working for 30 years in the public sector, community sector and for social enterprises Hexham based Peter Woods decided to set up Hexhamtv an online hyper local news channel based in Hexham, Northumberland. Hexhamtv carries news, interviews and events and can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Peter is a graduate of the Common Purpose programme, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship and undertook a Digital City Fellowship at Teesside University. As well as setting up Hexhamtv Peter is also exploring how both augmented reality and virtual reality can be used in public places, for labelling products and for events.
North East Bylines is a regional online newspaper that supports citizen journalism. Our aim is to publish well-written, fact-based articles and opinion pieces on subjects that are of interest to people in the North East and beyond.